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Esopus 22 (Spring 2015)

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Editor’s Note

By Tod Lippy

Exploring the intersections between medicine and creativity

 

William Carlos Williams: On Script

By William Carlos Williams

The late doctor and poet captured creative inspirations on the job.

 

Hampton Fancher reads William Carlos Williams

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A doctor-poet’s thoughts about practicing both art and medicine

 

Artist’s Project: Fred Tomaselli

By Fred Tomaselli

Chemical Celestial Portraits, Series 2, 2014

 

To Save a Life

By Heather McPherson

Notes on failing to be a nurse, a bone-marrow donor, and a good Samaritan

 

Subscriber Invitational 6: The Perfect Waiting Room

Drawings by Thomas Juncher Jensen

Readers’ recommendations inspire evocative renderings.

 

Artist’s Project: Melissa Meyer

By Melissa Meyer

Duets, 2015

 

100 Frames: Frederick Wiseman’s Hospital

Introduction by Paul Austin

The classic 1970 documentary portrays an NYC emergency room.

 

Artist’s Project: Martin Wilner

By Martin Wilner

The Singles, 2013–15

 

Modern Artifacts 15: The Healing Arts

Introduction by Michelle Elligott

Materials related to MoMA’s “Arts in Therapy” program for WW II vets

 

Artist’s Project: Nina Katchadourian

By Nina Katchadourian

The Hospital, and other medical thrillers, 2015

 

Critical Conversations

By Danielle Spencer and Stephanie Adler Yuan

A compelling range of perspectives on one cancer patient’s care

 

Artist’s Project: Teresa Matas

By Teresa Matas

Arte Terapéutico, 2015

 

Subscriber Invitational 7: Picturing Illness

Biomedical visualization students depict subscribers’ subjective descriptions of recent ailments.

 

Analog Recovery 5: Durex Versus AIDS

Photographs by Stuart Franklin

Documenting condom production in the early days of the AIDS crisis.

 

On Rounds with The Bad Doctor and Comic Nurse

By Ian Williams and MK Czerwiec

Excerpts from forthcoming graphic novels of two medical practitioners

 

Artist’s Project: William Villalongo

With poetry by Nicole Sealey

Anatomy of a Muse, 2015 (with poetry by Nicole Sealey)

 

Esopus CD #22: Organs

Ten participants musically dissect the body part of their choice for our 22nd audio compilation.

 
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Esopus 22 launch party at Skowhegan

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